California State Seal of Biliteracy
to view the official California State Seal of Biliteracy letter from the Poway Unified School District.
In order for students to be considered for the SSB, the must meet the criteria outlined below. Once the criteria have been met, the SSB insignia will be placed on your diploma, and noted on your transcript.
- Completion of four years of English coursework with an average GPA of 2.0 or higher
- SBAC/ELA in 11th grade - Standard Met of Standard Exceeded
- Demonstrate proficiency in an additional language through one of the following:
a. AP World Language exam
of 3 or higher
b. SAT II Subject test
for an additional language with a score of 600 or higher
c. Complete a four-year high school course of study in a world language with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher in the course of
study. Years of language taken in middle school do not count.
4. If you are currently identified as an ELL student, you must have attained the overall proficiency level of Early Advanced or
Advanced on your most recent CELDT test.